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Purchasing Managers in Florida

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19.1% Jobs Projection
$106,160 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Purchasing Managers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Purchasing Managers in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Purchasing Managers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Purchasing Managers Work in Florida?

There were approximately 2,960 workers employed as Purchasing Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,710 Purchasing Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 800 Purchasing Managers working in it, which means Florida has more Purchasing Managers than average.


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Purchasing Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.4%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 260 annual job openings, and a total of 2,990 jobs for Florida Purchasing Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,300 annual jobs and 77,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Purchasing Managers Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Purchasing Managers ranged from $56,890 to $177,760 with $106,160 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.35 to $85.46. The median hourly rate was $51.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $50.96 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.08.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Florida Metros for Purchasing Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Purchasing Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 970 $100,750
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 600 $101,180
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 560 $112,900
Jacksonville, FL 210 $117,700
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 110 $125,980
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 70 $114,070
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 50 $110,910
Tallahassee, FL 50 $81,930
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 50 $87,570
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 50 $111,030
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 30 $92,100

Top States for Purchasing Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Purchasing Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,870 $134,110
Texas 5,390 $123,470
Illinois 4,400 $106,850
New York 4,020 $133,640
Florida 2,960 $106,160
Virginia 2,830 $133,430
Massachusetts 2,810 $121,980
Ohio 2,290 $116,820
North Carolina 2,260 $109,710
Pennsylvania 2,200 $120,290
Minnesota 2,140 $111,920
Michigan 2,130 $112,010
New Jersey 1,870 $150,840
Washington 1,800 $130,890
Georgia 1,780 $115,340
Maryland 1,700 $135,730
Connecticut 1,680 $114,730
Tennessee 1,600 $94,600
District of Columbia 1,490 $137,510
Arizona 1,390 $100,760

Below are the states where Purchasing Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $150,840
District of Columbia $137,510
Maryland $135,730
Colorado $134,820
California $134,110
New York $133,640
Virginia $133,430
Washington $130,890
Rhode Island $125,880
Missouri $123,840


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